Using Dropbox for SQL Server Backups Commented on: 1 year ago (February 28, 2013) How does DropBox handle it when you delete a backup from the local folder? Is it also deleted on DropBox?
Why PowerShell for SQL Server? Commented on: 1 year ago (February 23, 2013) >>Microsoft illustrates the "amazing power" of being able to list instances and enumerable database objects How would you list instances on a server using only T-SQL?
T-SQL Puzzle Commented on: 1 year ago (November 29, 2012) Since the size of the board is fixed and there are a fixed number of winning paths, I'd probably pre-calculate and encode all possible winning paths, then see if one of them is satisfied. It...
The Pending UI Revolution Commented on: 1 year ago (September 20, 2012) Let's not forget the use of remote desktop software like Terminal Services/Remote Desktop and VNC. How are those going to work with (and without) touchscreens?
DBAs and SQL Server Logs Commented on: 1 year ago (August 24, 2012) Everthing written to the SQL Server Error Logs should also be written to the Windows Application Event Log. All of these events could be monitored from any platform used to read the Windows Event...
Will Apple’s iBooks 2 Revolutionize the SQL Server Book and Training Market? Commented on: 2 years ago (January 28, 2012) Would I buy a technical book that wasn't offered in an electronic format? Probably not. Nearly every book offered is now bundled with an electronic version (MOBI, EPUB or PDF). If the book...
Vendor-mandated regular database shrinking Commented on: 2 years ago (December 9, 2011) Here's my reply to the vendor arguments: "Indexes are fragmented already, so it doesn't make a difference" - regular database maintenance should include index defragmentation....
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